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Hobart hit by rare heatwave

A rare Hobart heatwave is on track to equal a record dating back to the turn of last century, a climatologist says.

Global investigations into Uber hack begin

Governments around the world have launched investigations into Uber after the ride-sharing service disclosed it had covered up a breach that exposed data on millions of customers and drivers, the latest scandal to rock the ride-hailing firm.

Mnangagwa to be sworn in on Friday

Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Friday following the resignation of Robert Mugabe after nearly four decades in power, state broadcaster ZBC says.